How do you pick a school?

by Muddy Waters In his article entitled How to Pick a Pre-school in Less than an Hour,  the author, David L. Kirp (a professor at the University...

The Blessing of a Snow Day

by Head of Upper School Colleen Welsh When I was in elementary school, I lived in a small town in a house located near...

Murder, They Wrote

by Middle School teacher Ed Santella “Science, by its own definition, doesn’t give us meaning. It just provides us with facts…” —David Steindl-Rast One...

Pike’s All School Buddy Initiative

by Middle School teacher Mary Spaulding It was 2:30 pm and the cafeteria buzzed with excitement and positive energy as small groups of three...

From Awareness to Action: Environmental Literacy at Pike

by Upper School teacher Tina Morris It is lunchtime on Day One, and the hallways of Farnsworth are teeming with creativity, spirit, and the...

The Power of Story Telling

by Librarian and Sixth Grade Teacher Linda Spence A glass slipper, the big bad wolf, magic beans. These are familiar elements from childhood stories for...

Raising Children in a Digital Age

by Director of Technology Aaron Hovel and Head of Upper School Colleen Welsh Parenting around digital media is hard.  How much device time is right?...

What We Need—Democracy in Action

by Head of Lower School Jenn Elkin As a Pike parent, you may have seen on your child’s schedule or heard your child talk...

Now and Then: How has parenting changed since you were a child?

by Head of School Muddy Waters How ironic that the most important job of my life is the one for which I have no...

Who has a math brain? Do you? Does your child?

by Head of Middle School Marisa Schnirman and Lower and Middle School Math Coach Megan Zink “I am not a math person. My brain...